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Widespread Panic Will Headline Two Nights of Inaugural Trondossa Festival

On May 5 and 6, Widespread Panic will headline both nights of the first-ever Trondossa Festival at Riverfront Park in North Charleston, SC.Panic will share the bill with country renegade Sturgill Simpson (who will also play two sets), Margo Price, Moon Taxi, Hiss Golden Messenger and Big Something.One-day and two-day passes for Trondossa Festival will go on sale Friday Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. ET... ...

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Mardi Gras in NYC (A Gallery)

New York City hosted a number of musical Mardi Gras celebrations earlier this week, bringing the spirit of the Big Easy up to the Big Apple. On Monday night, Brooklyn Bowl celebrated Lundi Gras with a trio of New Orleans artists, John Michael Bradford, Soul Brass Band and Glen David Andrews. Fat Tuesday was filled with its own NYC offerings, with the Blue Note hosting Davell Crawford and... ...

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The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band and Hot Rize Top Greyfox Bluegrass Festival Lineup

The Greyfox Bluegrass festival has revealed its 2018 lineup featuring The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, a 40th anniversary celebration of Hot Rize, Jerry Douglas, The Wood Brothers and more.The Dry Branch Fire Squad will act as the host band, and Billy Strings will be the artist-in-residence. The festival will take place from July 19-22 on the Walsh Farm in Oak Hill, NY.Weekend passes and... ...

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I’m With Her: See You Around

The world in which we live is a noisy one. All day, long we’re bombarded, our senses assaulted from this side and that; sometimes it seems we’re going to explode. We need refuge from it all, just to keep sane: an oasis, a safe and quiet place to park our brains and be reminded that it doesn’t always have to be like that. That’s what I’m With Her offers. The trio—Sara Watkins, Sarah... ...

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Watch Umphrey’s McGee’s Full D.C. Show with Guest Larry Keel Including Opener Marcus King Band

Umphrey’s McGee brought their tour to The Anthem in Washington, DC, last night and punctuated the first set with a guest spot from guitarist Larry Keel, marking the band’s first collaboration with the bluegrass musician. Lucky for us, the band offered a free stream of the full show, along with the set from opening act Marcus King Band.Last night's sit in came at the end of set one, when... ...

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Greensky Bluegrass Reveal Inaugural Camp Greensky Lineup with Jeff Tweedy, Mike Gordon and More

Wesley HodgesGreensky Bluegrass have announced the initial artist lineup for their inaugural Camp Greensky festival, and the billing includes Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, Phish bassist Mike Gordon and more.Also included in the lineup are fellow bluegrass outfits Trampled By Turtles, Billy Strings and Fruition, plus Rayland Baxter, Joshua Davis and Cris Jacobs Band, with more artists to be... ...

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Song Premiere: Roots of Creation “Ripple” (feat. G. Love + Melvin Seals)

Roots of Creation with Melvin Seals Photo Credit: Nick Sonsini | Sonsini MediaOn March 9, Roots of Creation will release their latest studio effort, Grateful Dub. The record presents the band’s interpretations of Grateful Dead compositions in a reggae dub style. Roots of Creation enlisted Errol Brown (Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Rebelution) to record, mix and co-produce the album, which will be... ...

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Reflections: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Reclaims His Name

When he was a teenager, Muhammad Islam took a risk and smuggled a guitar into his family home in Dubai. At first, Islam, who goes by Yoriyos, kept the instrument hidden from his father, Yusuf Islam—an observant Muslim whose faith complicated his feelings toward secular music—but, around 2002, Yoriyos decided to hand his dad the instrument. And, instead of punishing his son, the simple gesture... ...

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Widespread Panic in Birmingham (A Gallery)

Last night, Widespread Panic brought their tour to Legacy Arena in Birmingham, AL, for a two-set affair that featured covers of Neil Young, Professor Longhair, The Guess Who, Funkadelic and more. Kinsey Haynes shared some photos from the show.  ...

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